LCBO OPENS NEW KINGSTON STORE AT KING’S CROSSING
May 13, 2015
Toasting with Ontario sparkling wine and Ontario craft beer, the LCBO today officially opened its newest store at 1044 Division Street in the King’s Crossing shopping district.
This 8,000 square-foot store has a selection of more than 1,900 wines, spirits, beers, ready-to-drink cocktails, coolers and beverage gift packs, and up to 90 VINTAGES premium wines and spirits. Among the store’s many features is a large Ontario wine section at the front of the store with about 270 Ontario wines, including 140 VQA wines.
Joining LCBO District Manager Gus Loukas and LCBO Eastern Region Representative Loreen Corras for the opening were Kingston City Councillor Jim Neill and President and CEO Bhavana Varma and Director of Resource Development Maura Doyle from the Kingston Frontenac Lennox and Addington United Way.
As part of LCBO’s commitment to promoting the responsible sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages, LCBO retail staff challenged in fiscal 2013-14 more than 11.4 million people who appeared underage, intoxicated or were suspected of purchasing for a minor or an intoxicated person. More than 414,600 individuals were refused service; 86.9 per cent for reasons of age.